Bentota Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

29.5°C / 85.1°F

The water will feel unpleasantly warm (stifling). May be a little too warm for any kind of activity, particularly if sunny.

Current weather

25°C / 78°F
(broken clouds)
Partly cloudy
Wind
2 mph
Humidity
85%

The measurements for the water temperature in Bentota, Southern are provided by the daily satellite readings provided by the NOAA. The temperatures given are the sea surface temperature (SST) which is most relevant to recreational users.

Water temp by month

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

The graph below shows the range of monthly Bentota water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Bentota average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Bentota
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 26.4 27.1 28.2 28.4 28.1 27.1 26 25.8 26.6 27.2 27.5 26.9
Max °C 29 29.6 30 30.8 30.4 29.3 28.4 28.5 28.9 29.9 29.9 29.2
Min °F 80.6 81.7 83.5 84.1 83.5 81.7 79.8 79.5 80.8 82 82.5 81.3
Max °F 83.2 84.2 85.3 86.5 85.8 83.9 82.2 82.2 83.1 84.7 84.9 83.6

The warmest water temperature is in April with an average around 85.3°F / 29.6°C. The coldest month is August with an average water temperature of 80.8°F / 27.1°C.


7 day tide forecast for Bentota

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  • High 5:24am
    (0.52m)
  • Low 11:36am
    (0.25m)
  • High 6:38pm
    (0.57m)
  • Low 12:27am
    (0.38m)
  • High 5:01am
    (0.47m)
  • Low 12:02pm
    (0.3m)
  • High 8:05pm
    (0.52m)
  • Low 1:56am
    (0.44m)
  • High 3:31am
    (0.44m)
  • Low 12:38pm
    (0.37m)
  • High 11:37pm
    (0.52m)
  • Low 7:45am
    (0.34m)
  • High 12:51pm
    (0.45m)
  • Low 6:39pm
    (0.36m)
  • High 12:47am
    (0.58m)
  • Low 7:42am
    (0.28m)
  • High 1:24pm
    (0.54m)
  • Low 7:20pm
    (0.29m)
  • High 1:27am
    (0.63m)
  • Low 7:52am
    (0.22m)
  • High 1:55pm
    (0.62m)
  • Low 7:52pm
    (0.23m)
  • High 2:01am
    (0.68m)
  • Low 8:10am
    (0.16m)
  • High 2:26pm
    (0.69m)
  • Low 8:23pm
    (0.18m)
7 day tide times for Bentota

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest accurate location (Galle, Sri Lanka) and may differ by up to half an hour depending on distance. Please note, the tide times given are not suitable for navigational purposes.